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A warm welcome to Wolverhampton in the heartland of the UK, home to the University of Wolverhampton. For years, the University of Wolverhampton has welcomed students from all over the world – and we look forward to welcoming you!

We have a lot to offer you, not just as a University but as a city that is one of the cheapest cities to live in the UK with great transport links to the rest of the country. You can also have an opportunity of living on campus and experiencing University life first hand in our wide choice of accommodation.

When you arrive here, you’ll be based at one of our three campuses in the heart of the UK. Get involved with student activities or, sports and join a Students’ Union society, and experience the best that Wolverhampton and the rest of the UK has to offer. The city itself features popular art galleries and music venues, delicious choice of restaurants, Molineux Stadium (home to the mighty Wolves football team!) and more.

Enjoy great shopping options in Wolverhampton, Telford and Birmingham (the second largest UK City and only 20 minutes away). Regular trains running the length of the country stop at the city’s train station every day, or look out for organised student trips to some of the UK’s most beloved cities.

Entry requirements for students from Malaysia

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia – Malaysia Certificate of Education

Students with scores of 5 would be eligible for the International Foundation Year.

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all components is also required.

Students with a score of 6 in English language would be exempt from the English requirements.

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia – Malaysia Higher School Certificate

The STPM is comparable in terms of grading and equivalence to UK A-levels.

Unified Examination Certificate – Senior Middle Level

An average of 75% in the UEC is normally accepted for entrance onto a Bachelor programme.


with very high grades may be accepted by certain departments.

Bachelor degrees from institutions recognised by NARIC or with degrees registered within the Malaysian Qualifications Register can normally be accepted for Master’s studies.

The standard marking system in Malaysian Universities is comparable to that used in the UK, with the exception of the International Islamic University:

A score of 3.0 is considered comparable to a 2:1.

A score of 2.5 is considered comparable to a 2:2.

A score of less than 2.5 is considered comparable to a 3 and would require the completion of a pre-Master’s course.

English language requirements vary by course and department but the standard University requirement is 6.0 with 5.5 in every component in IELTS or the same scores in the University’s own entry test, the Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination (WEPE).

Some courses may require a higher level of English language proficiency than the University standard requirements.  For details of each programme’s English language requirement please see the individual course pages.

Please see the most commonly accepted English Language International Qualifications.


Cambridge General Certificate of Education O-level Syllabus 1119 - Grade C (5.5 equivalent) Grade C (6.0 equivalent)

SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) (Malaysia Certificate of Education) - Grade C English must include 1119 Bahasa Inggeris (5.5 equivalent),

SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) Grade C English must include 1119 Bahasa Inggeris (6.0 equivalent). Any certificate from 2016 can be accepted.

STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persokolahan Malaysia (Malaysia Higher School Certificate) - 6 or C in English  (5.5 equivalent), 6 or C in English (6.0 equivalent).